LTG Thomas C. Seamands
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1
Lieutenant General Thomas C. Seamands is the product of an Army Family. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Dayton and was commissioned through the ROTC program into the Adjutant General’s Corps. He is a graduate of the AG Officer Basic Course, AG Officer Advanced Course, and the Army Command and General Staff College. He attained a Master of Science Degree in Management from Webster University, was the Army’s Leadership and Management Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and a Fellow at MIT’s Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest. Lieutenant General Seamands assumed his current assignment as the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army, Washington, DC in May 2017.
Lieutenant General Seamands’ most recent assignment was as the Commanding General, United States Army Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky. His previous assignments include: S-1, 649th Engineer Battalion, Germany; Executive Officer, HHC, 1st PERSCOM, Germany; Chief, Personnel Administrative Service Affairs Division, later Chief, Enlisted Strength Management Division, 82d Adjutant General Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 82d Replacement Detachment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Officer Strength Management Division, 82d Adjutant General Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Personnel Actions, later Executive Officer, 556th Personnel Services Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Deputy G-1, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, North Carolina; Chief, Enlisted Distribution Division, United States Army Pacific, Hawaii; Chief, Combat Service Support Team and Continental United States Distribution Team, United States Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Executive Officer, 82d Personnel Services Battalion, later Executive Officer, 82d Soldier Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Commander, 18th Personnel Group (Airborne) and 18th Soldier Support Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 556th Personnel Services Battalion, later Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Chief of Staff, CJ-1, Multi-National Corps-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Chief, General Officer Management Office, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Pentagon; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Director of Personnel Management, Army G-1, Washington, DC.
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal (Two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Legion of Merit (One Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (One Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (One Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.